balbriggan


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bal·brig·gan

 (băl-brĭg′ən)
n.
A knitted, unbleached cotton fabric for underwear.

[After Balbriggan, a seaport of eastern Ireland.]

balbriggan

(bælˈbrɪɡən)
n
1. (Textiles) a knitted unbleached cotton fabric
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) underwear made of this
[C19: from Balbriggan, Ireland, where it was originally made]

bal•brig•gan

(bælˈbrɪg ən)

n.
a plain-knit cotton fabric.
[1855–60; after Balbriggan, town in Ireland, where first made]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balbriggan - a cotton knit fabric used for underwearbalbriggan - a cotton knit fabric used for underwear
knit - a fabric made by knitting
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